Linda Mills to Oversee Northrop Operations; 4 Sector Presidents Named

Linda Mills Northrop Grumman Corp. (NYSE: NOC) has made a series of executive appointments as two of its sector presidents announced their intentions to retire, the company announced Tuesday. Check out our coverage on GovCon Executive for the related succession plans in the aerospace systems and electronic systems sectors. Each executive will report directly to President, Chairman and CEO Wes Bush...

Northrop Names 25-Year Company Veteran to Lead Defense Systems

Northrop Grumman Corp. (NYSE: NOC) has named 25-year company veteran Mike Twyman as vice president and general manager of the company’s defense systems division, which operates within Northrop’s information systems sector. In this new role, Twyman will have leadership over business areas involving: Command and control Networks and communications Defense logistics Critical infrastructure...

Linda Mills, Northrop Grumman Promote Cybersecurity Awareness Month

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) is launching several new initiatives in October to promote the 7th Annual National Cybersecurity Awareness Month. The annual event is sponsored by the Department of Homeland Security as a way to highlight the steps being taken to secure national information technology infrastructure. Linda A. Mills, corporate vice president and president of Northrop Grumman Information...

Northrop Grumman Honored for Supporting CyberPatriot, Linda Mills Comments

Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) has been honored with the Air Force Association’s (AFA) 2010 Hoyt S. Vandenberg Award, recognizing contributions to the field of aerospace education, for its role as presenting sponsor of CyberPatriot, a national high school cyber defense competition “designed to excite, educate, and motivate the next generation of cyber defenders.” “Northrop...

Linda Mills, Harry Raduege Named to AFA’s CyberPatriot Board

The Air Force Association (AFA) has announced and revealed the initial makeup of the CyberPatriot Board of Advisors.  CyberPatriot is an AFA initiative to create the National High School Cyber Defense Competition. Among the initial appointments are Linda Mills, corporate vice president and president of Northrop Grumman’s Information Systems (NYSE: NOC) sector and a member of the company’s...

NGC’s Linda Mills Honored by Alma Mater

Northrop Grumman (NYSE:NOC) announced Linda Mills, corporate VP and head of the Information Systems Sector, recently received the Alumni Award for Distinguished Service from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign’s College of Engineering in recognition of her outstanding leadership and management in providing critical, large-scale information technology services to military, government,...

NGC Names Cheryl Janey VP, Communications, Information Systems Sector

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has named Cheryl L. Janey vice president of communications for the company’s Information Systems sector. Janey will report to Linda A. Mills, corporate vice president and president of Northrop Grumman Information Systems. “In this role, Cheryl will provide a fresh perspective of strategic thinking and planning to our team,” said Mills. “Her extensive...

NGC’s Linda Mills on $775M CANES Contract Win

Northrop Grumman (NYSE:NOC) has won a deal from the U.S. Navy  to support the development phase of the Consolidated Afloat Networks and Enterprise Services (CANES) program. CANES will improve and optimize shipboard network systems to increase interoperability and affordability within the fleet. If each option is exercised, the deal will have a total value of $775 million. The contract is slated to...

2009 People to Watch: What Have They Been Up To?

Brad Antle: Searching for the next big IT services and engineering company Brad Antle started the year as President of Bradford SCG, an IT and services consulting group, after nearly 10 years as president and CEO of SI International, Inc. Antle also reunited with an old partner: Frontenac, the private equity firm that provided the financial backing for SI International, now part of Serco. This year,...

Career Advice for Women in Government Contracting

Three times is a charm, and the recent elevation of Linda Hudson to head of US operations for BAE Systems makes three Lindas leading large area government contracting operations. Linda Hudson Linda Hudson has replaced General Tony Zinni as the CEO of BAE Systems, Inc.  General Zinni was filling in as interim CEO of BAE Systems after Walt Havenstein left to become CEO of SAIC.  Before her promotion,...